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Volcanic activity in Iceland’s Holuhraun lava field continued Monday, after a volcanic vent became active Sunday morning, releasing smoke and flames. But reports from the country’s national broadcaster indicated the severity was decreasing. Photo: AP “Iceland Lava-Field Eruptions Continue” is categorized as “world”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click […]
Jamaican-Chinese American Paula Williams Madison set out to discover her biracial roots on a journey that turned up a family of 400 across the world. The WSJ’s Ramy Inocencio speaks to Ms. Madison about the film, “Samuel Lowe: From Harlem to China.” “Harlem to China: One Woman’s Quest to Find Her Family” is categorized as […]
The U.S. military conducted an operation in Somalia on Monday involving drone strikes against the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab. “U.S. Conducts Operation In Somalia, Includes Drones Strikes” is categorized as “world”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click the “video” tab at the top of this page.
Cole Hamels and a pair of Philadelphia Phillies relievers are pitching a combined no-hitter through eight innings against the Atlanta Braves. Hamels was pulled after six innings. He struck out seven, walked five, hit a batter and threw 108 pitches on a warm Monday afternoon at Turner Field. He left for a pinch-hitter in the […]
Mayor Eric Garcetti proposed Monday that the city gradually raise the minimum wage to $13.25 by 2017, up from the current $9 an hour. The proposal, which would make Los Angeles’ wage law among the highest in the nation, needs City Council approval to become law. Garcetti unveiled his plan at a Labor Day gathering […]
The parents of a child suffering from a severe brain tumor signaled Monday they would defy efforts to force them to return to Britain, days after their family fled to seek a novel kind of radiation treatment for the 5-year-old boy. A Spanish judge ordered Brett and Naghemeh King held for 72 hours while documents […]
The parents of Ashya King say they want to give their 5 year-old-boy with a brain tumor the best chance to live with a revolutionary new treatment they learned about on the Internet. Their British hospital says the boy has a 70 percent to 80 percent chance of survival with the treatment it offers, and […]
Iraqi troops, Kurdish fighters and Shiite militiamen backed by US air strikes pressed a fightback against jihadist-led militants Monday, buoyed by breaking a weeks-long siege of a Shiite town. The military gains came as a senior UN rights official said the Islamic State jihadist group has carried out “acts of inhumanity on an unimaginable scale” […]
50 Cent and his son Sire now have matching rides … after 50 surprised him on his 2nd birthday with a miniature motorized Mercedes ML450 SUV. Whatever happened to Big Wheels? According to our sources, 50 surprised his boy in Los Angeles this weekend with the sweet little car … which 50 picked out himself. […]
Manchester United has signed Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco in an unexpected move on transfer deadline day Monday. The Colombia striker’s deal gives United an option to buy him at the end of his season-long loan. The 28-year-old Falcao says “Manchester United is the biggest club in the world and is clearly determined to […]
French President Francois Hollande and European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi agreed on Monday that deflation and weak growth were threatening the European Union’s economy, an official in the president’s office said. Draghi called last week for greater emphasis on fiscal stimulus over austerity – comments that irritated German leaders but were welcomed in France […]
Things are starting to look better for those hoping for an independent Scotland, but the “no” campaign still holds a slim lead. “Support For Scottish Independence Grows In Polls” is categorized as “world”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click the “video” tab at the top of this page.
At what point will it become less expensive to rely on someone else to drive you around rather than driving yourself? In a Medium post, HomeHero founder Kyle Hill does the math to find out. As with any broad economic model, there are a number of external factors that could influence it. The overall cost […]
NATO announced a new “spearhead” force to reassure its Eastern European members that the alliance will defend them against Russian threats. “NATO Announces New ‘Spearhead’ Force To Counter Russia” is categorized as “world”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click the “video” tab at the top of this page.
Kendall Fells, an organizing director for Fast Food Forward, said workers in a couple of dozen cities were trained to peacefully engage in civil disobedience ahead of this week’s planned protests. Fells declined to specify what is in store for the protests in around 150 U.S. cities. But workers recently cited sit-ins as an example […]